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" Tennessee are in favor of the Union; it therefore seems proper that you should remain on the defensive on the line from Louisville to Nashville, while you throw the mass of your forces, by rapid marches by Cumberland Gap or Walker's Gap, on Knoxville,... "
The War of the Rebellion: A Compilation of the Official Records of the Union ... - Page 343
by United States. War Dept, Robert Nicholson Scott, Henry Martyn Lazelle, George Breckenridge Davis, Leslie J. Perry, Joseph William Kirkley, Fred Crayton Ainsworth, John Sheldon Moodey - 1902
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Grant Rises in the West: The first year, 1861-1862

Kenneth Powers Williams - History - 1952 - 585 pages
...probably be the first objective if the East Tennessee situation were not so pressing. He concluded: It therefore seems proper that you should remain on...Tennessee to rise, while you at the same time cut off the railway communication between Eastern Virginia and the Mississippi. It will be prudent to fortify...
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McClellan's Own Story

George B. McClellan - Biography & Autobiography - 1998 - 678 pages
...objective point. It so happens that a large majority of the inhabitants of Eastern Tennessee are in favor of the Union; it therefore seems proper that...Tennessee to rise, while you at the same time cut off the railway communication between Eastern Virginia and the Mississippi. It will be prudent to fortify...
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William G. Brownlow: Fighting Parson of the Southern Highlands

E. Merton Coulter - Biography & Autobiography - 1999 - 432 pages
...they would join the grand deliverance. On November 7, 1861, General McClellan wrote General Buell: "It therefore seems proper that you should remain...Eastern Tennessee to rise while you at the same time cut off the railway communication between Eastern Virginia and the Mississippi."35 In preparation for this...
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The Civil War in Appalachia: Collected Essays

Shannon H. Wilson, Kenneth W. Noe - History - 2004 - 328 pages
...Tennessee are in favor of the Union." Moving on Knoxville, rather than on some point farther west, would "enable the loyal citizens of Eastern Tennessee to rise, while you at the same time cut off the railway communication between Eastern Virginia and the Mississippi."3 Knoxville went untended....
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Congressional Serial Set

United States - 1882
...the inhabitants of Eastern Tennessee are in favor of the Union. It therefore seems proper that yon should remain on the defensive on the line from Louisville...rapid marches, by Cumberland Gap or Walker's Gap, on Kuoxville, iu order to occupy the railroad at that point, and thus «liable the loyal citizens of Eastern...
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